Joao Pablo Fariñas González
14 July, 2016 Cuba, USA Assess Scope of Washingtons Measures

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba and the United States assessed the scope and impact of changes introduced by Washington in the implementation of some aspects of the blockade in the bi-national ties, the islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. During this third meeting of the Dialogue on Regulatory Issues, held on July 12 and 13, representatives from both […]

14 July, 2016 Cuban Jazz Players Appaluded in France

Paris, France.-The Cuban musician César López and his group Havana Ensemble showed their talent in an applauded jazz concert in Enghien-les-Bains, which still resounds in the cultural media of this French city. The metropolis, “emphasized by its narrow cultural links with Cuba, was again a head office and promoter of the quality, variety and wealth […]

14 July, 2016 UN: Cuba Demands Stop of Double Standards and Selectiveness

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba has made a call to stop double standards, selectiveness and political manipulation in the area of human rights, in the last session of a forum in the General Assembly of the United Nations. On the second and last day of the forum on the topic, Cuban representative Ana Silvia Rodriguez stated that such […]

14 July, 2016 Latin American Teachers Highlight Cuban Solidarity

Havana, Cuba.-Teachers from Latin American countries present at the 12th International Meeting for Initial Education have highlighted that Cuban solidarity fosters the education sector in their respective nations. Juan Jose Queiroz, Bolivian Education Vice Minister, stated that not only Bolivia, but also the region, “will be long grateful to Cuba, for its solidarity in the […]

13 July, 2016 Interjet to Fly to Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Mexican airline, Interjet, announced today that its flights will start on July 14 to the central Cuban city of Santa Clara (Villa Clara), with two weekly departures. A statement from the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR), issued today in Havana, said the destination of such trip will be Mexico City, with A330 Airbuses. […]

13 July, 2016 US House of Representatives Strengthens Blockade Against Cuba

Washington, United States.-The House of Representatives approved new restrictive measures against Cuba, a clear evidence that the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the US against the island remains in effect. A set of measures were included in the draft budget for financial services, which was approved in the lower house of Congress. The measures […]

13 July, 2016 Cuban Children to Debate on Their Contributions to the Country

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban pupils of the primary, secondary and special education will debate next weekend in this capital on its current and future contributions to the country, added today leading nationals of this sector. According to the president of the Pioneers’ Organization José Martí (OPJM), Aymara Guzmán, the called ‘new pines’ will show during the […]

13 July, 2016 Thousands of Canadian Students in Cuba for Holidays

Ciego de Avila, Cuba.-A total of 2,000 young people from Canada are enjoying their school vacations the Cuban resort of Jardines del Rey, within the S-Trip Canadian Students Tourism Program. Manuel Yanes, supervisor of Canadian tour operator AIR CANADA in this region of the world, told reporters that since the end of June and during […]

12 July, 2016 International Workshop in Cuba Will Focus on Sustainable Development

Matanzas City, Cuba.-Eleven thematic issues will be the focus of the 9th Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation CITAtenas-2016, that will take place in Matanzas from October 4th to 7th, organizers have confirmed. The meeting will focus on Social Innovation; Current Challenges for Cuban Development; Innovation Functional and Spatial Structures; Cooperation and Networking; Knowledge, Innovation […]

12 July, 2016 Miami Protesters Demand End of US Blockade to Cuba

Washington, United States.-A motorcade with flags and banners demanding an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade the United States has imposed to Cuba for more than 50 years, toured the streets of Miami, local media reported here. About 50 vehicles toured on Saturday, July 9, more than 25 kilometers of the main avenues […]

12 July, 2016 Barcelona FC Supports Lionel Messi

Madrid, Spain.-Barcelona FC released a statement in support of Lionel Messi. “FC Barcelona gives all its support to Leo Messi and his father with relation to the sentence for tax evasion handed out by the Provincial Court in Barcelona today. “The Club, in agreement with the Government prosecution service, considers that the player, who has […]

12 July, 2016 Cuba to Attend Session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee

Paris, France.-Cuba will participate in the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee of the Convention on the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage at UNESCO, scheduled from July 10 to 20 in Istanbul, Turkey. Cuba will attend as a member State, after its election in November 2015 at the 20th Assembly of the State […]

11 July, 2016 Cuba Grows in First Half of Year Despite Adverse Circumstances

Havana, Cuba- Cuba’s gross national product grew one percent during the first half of 2016, in spite of an adverse economic scenario, said President Raul Castro on Friday as he closed the mid-year session of Cuba’s National Assembly of People’s Power. That growth fell below the two percent planned, explained Raul Castro, due to a […]